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News, reports and information for London Underground train drivers

 

Piccadilly Line lone working ballot announced

Subject: LONE WORKING, NIGHT TUBE STAFF – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer and instruct the General Secretary to advise the company we are now in dispute and to ballot all affected Station Staff at
the Heathrow Group and Train Operators & Operator Instructors on the Piccadilly Line for Action Short of a Strike in the form of:

Jubilee South branch supports driver member facing unnecesary disciplinary action

RMT Jubilee South branch has unanimously voted in support of a motion that highlights the branch support for a Tube driver who is facing an unnecessary disciplinary process.  Branch members felt that the matter had been dealt with badly and that, as the motion states 'should [the driver] receive any penalty at disciplinary we will consider what further action we will take to defend and support this driver.'

Dispute possible if Brother Morgan is not reinstated

Subject: A. MORGAN, TRAIN OPERATOR, NEASDEN TRAINCREW DEPOT – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the resolution from our Neasden Branch and instruct the General Secretary to put an updated report back in front of this NEC.

Further; we instruct the General Secretary to advise the company that we may well be in dispute if Brother Morgan is not re-instated at his appeal hearing.

Members to be advised by email and text.

Neasden Branch and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

 

 

Meeting called over unsatisfactory situation on Victoria line

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, VICTORIA LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

That we note the report from our Lead Officer regarding the unsatisfactory situation for our Victoria Line Train Operators; and we instruct the General Secretary to arrange an urgent meeting of our Victoria Line Representatives, Trains Functional Council with the Lead Officer, Senior Assistant General Secretary and NEC in attendance.

Members to be advised by email & text.

RMT train reps call for review into insufficient driver numbers

STAFFING LEVELS
Update May 3rd 2019

Today your RMT TFC reps met with LUL to discuss levels on trains; the current numbers were agreed as part of the 2009 Agreement.

The formula used to determine which “Band” a depot fell in was based on various factors, including the number of duties at a depot, the position of the depot on the line, the frequency of trains, number of remote booking locations and the proximity of the train crew to a rolling stock depot.

Tube drivers' news: RMT Upfront May 2019

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for Tube drivers from RMT activists.

In this edition, put together by the union for Tube drivers:

- As another driver’s cab is broken into, RMT says….
GET ON WITH FIXING CAB SECURITY

- Train Prep cuts proposal will seriously impact drivers

- The curious incident of the trespasser on the track

- Smartcap

Please download the attached newsletter to read it, print it out and distribute it in your depot, and share this article on line.

Central Line ballot result smashes anti union laws and demonstrates resolve to bring LU back in-line!

Subject: BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAIN OPERATORS, CENTRAL LINE – LONDON UNDERGROUND

We note that the ballot results are as follows:

Hainault Depot
The result for strike action is as follows:-
Number of members balloted: 35
Total votes cast 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “Yes” 19 (54.3%)
Number voting “No” 0
Spoilt Papers 0
The 40% and 50% thresholds were both met.

Stratford Depot News March 2019

Stratford Depot News is the newsletter for train operators at Stratford depot, produced by RMT actrivists.

In this edition:

  • There’s nothing to see here, so carry on driver! TOD rule changes unacceptable

  • Disciplined for an accident on duty

  • Pay update

  • HOT Process Issues

  • Staff assaults rise

  • Warnings thrown out

  • Jubilee South branch meeting​ 10th of April at 4pm